Workshop to help abuse victims

The eight-week workshop series "New Directions: An Educational Program for Women" begins from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at the Hilton Head Island library at 11 Beach City Road. This program provides education and support for women ages 18 and older who have experienced verbal or physical abuse in the workplace, school or family situations. Cost is $75; lunch is provided. A limited number of scholarships are available. The workshops are conducted by two professional facilitators in a relaxed and informal small group setting. This program is not appropriate for women who are currently in crisis situations; they should contact Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse at 800-868-2632 or Hope Haven at 800-637-7273.

Details and registration: 843-422-1206, 843-715-0104